Sheff. Wed. face a trip to Southampton at St. Marys on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 37 games played, The Owls have recorded 12 wins, and Southampton have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2006, with Southampton running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Sheff. Wed.||3 - 3||Southampton||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Feb||Southampton||3 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 13 Aug||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 1||Southampton||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 27 Jan||Southampton||3 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||FAC|
|1999/2000||Sat 12 Feb||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 28 Aug||Southampton||2 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||PREM|
|1998/1999||Sat 20 Mar||Southampton||1 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Southampton are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 6 conceded.
Sheff. Wed.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Owls, and 14 goals against.
Southampton's total of 49 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Sheff. Wed.'s 40 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Southampton is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win
|Southampton||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.|
|Sheff. Wed.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.